Helena Urbánková, Peter Kentoš, Mikuláš Pura, Peter Vaňuga
Thyroid disorders are the most frequent endocrinopathies with female predominance. Pregnancy is the period in female’s life, characterized by specific physiological hormonal changes and extra metabolic requirements. These lead to specific changes of the functional thyroid parameters and thyroid volume. Their interpretation in pregnant patients therefore calls for the distinctive approach. Untreated or incorrectly treated thyreopathies pose significant risk for the foetus and newborn development, therefore it is important to treat these disorders early and adequately. Physiologic course of pregnancy can be only achieved by managing the patients in close teamwork of the endocrinologist and gynaecologist. In their work authors comprehensively address to diagnostic and therapeutic issuable thyroid disorder of pregnancy - hyperthyroidism.